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Fretin Communal Cemetery

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 27 Find these casualties
  • Region Nord
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.56107, Longitude: 3.13305

Location information

Fretin is a village 10 kilometres south-south-east of Lille, a large town in the north of France. From the Hotel de Ville in Fretin, head north on the D145 towards Lesquin. The Communal Cemetery is about 200 metres on the left opposite a cafe. The Commonwealth plot will be found to the right of the entrance towards the middle of the cemetery.

History information

The graves are those of soldiers who died in the 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station at the end of October and early in November, 1918. There are now over 20, 1914-18 and a small number of 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.